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We’ve all read about the travel disruptions.

It’s just typical that after two summers of lockdowns, the moment we are free flights are being cancelled left right and centre.

Being stuck at an airport with nothing to do is a common travel woe.

While we can’t make your six-hour delay any shorter, we hope these essential travel buys will help keep you well entertained while you wait.

From the best wireless headphones to classic multiplayer games like Perudo, here is our pick of what’s going to make time fly (even if your plane won’t).

Yoto Mini

A neat little gadget (Picture: Yoto Play)

An all-in-one entertainment system for (very bored) kids. Let them listen and open up their world in the safe confides of a device created just for them.

Buy it for £59.99 from Yoto Play.

House of Marley Redemption ANC True Wireless Earbuds

Never wait for batteries to charge again (Picture: House Of Marley)

Keep the beats flowing with these fast-charging earbuds.

Buy it for £119 from The House Of Marley.

Glossier You Solid fragrance

Smell fresh all day long (Picture: Glossier)

Freshen up (and avoid liquid restrictions) during long layovers with this heavenly solid perfume.

Buy it for £24 from Glossier.

John Lewis & Partners Travel Game Set

A timeless distraction (Picture: John Lewis)

Who needs gadgets when you’ve got a hat-trick of retro travel games?

Buy it for £15 from John Lewis.

Anker PowerCore Essential 20,000 PD Power Bank

Power up (Picture: Anker)

This brilliant power bank will ensure your gadgets stay juiced.

Buy it for £49.99 from Amazon.

JG Portable Handheld Games Console

So retro (Picture: JG / Amazon)

Even those alien to the ways of button bashing can get lost in a retro console when desperation demands. This one has 800 games to choose from.

Buy it for £18.99 from Amazon.

Go Travel Worldwide Adaptor + USB

Always be prepared (Picture: Boots)

Delayed at a foreign airport? Keep a decent travel adaptor to hand.

Buy it for £38 from Boots.

Amazon Kindle

The OG Kindle (Picture: Amazon)

An entire library’s worth of books with a charge that last for weeks.

Buy it for £44.99 from Amazon.

399 Games, Puzzles & Trivia Challenges Specially Designed To Keep Your Brain Young

For those who can’t switch off (Picture: Amazon / 399 Games, Puzzles & Trivia Challenges Specially Designed To Keep Your Brain Young)

With nearly 400 puzzles to chew over, this book will keep your mind occupied no matter how long the delay.

Buy it for £11.99 from Amazon.

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This game is addictive (Picture: Perudo / John Lewis)

This classic South American game requires no board or complicated rules, so can be played just about anywhere.

Buy it for £19.99 from John Lewis.

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